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Rural Unemployment / Ohio #482734

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 18, 1975
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(Studio) Unemployment 9%; Worse in cities like Detroit. Report on rural unemployment.

(Adams Cnty., Ohio) Unemployment 26%; worse than depression. Trouser company lays people off and operates only 3 days week People got together to bring this company and 3 others here. Latter 3 also in trouble. Farmers hurt by high prices. Property taxes up double and triple. [Farmer Noah RIGDON - says soon can't pay land taxes if they don't stop. Not too many small farmers anymore.] ["Manchester Signal" publisher Bill WOOLARD - cites faith in people to come out of it.] People say they'll make it out of this depression.
REPORTER: Jack Paxton

Hart, John;
Paxton, Jack

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